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>> now, "good morning washington" on your side. >> go, go, go. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] autria: chaos on the vegas strip. that shooting spree was not the only thing the gunman had planned. larry: time running out. that is coming up in the day i as we face a critical deadline for dreamers. autria: your chance to help during the crisis in the caribbean. how you can step up right now to lend a hand in puerto rico. good thursday morning, washington. i'm autria godfrey. larry: i'm larry smith. it is another warm day out there. we will start things off with veronica johnson. veronica: the temperatures are not quite as low as they have been the last couple mornings. i'm calling it cool instead of chilly this morning. we a
the clouds. the areas you are seeing white here. elkins, cumberland. 45, culpeper. some of those cooler pockets west of d.c. you will want to enjoy today. by the afternoon, evening hours, we will get up to 85 degrees. notice the dry pavement. we'll have three more days with this nice pattern sticking around until the wet pattern starts and it will last a couple of days. today, sunglasses and hand when you head out the door and short sleeves, you will want to have it on. not quite as low. more clouds coming in for your weekend on saturday. we will start up partly sunny to mostly sunny. a new tropical storm, julie, right on our doorstep. julie: troubles right now coming out of greenbelt headed down for the capital beltway. the
overturned and one car into the tree line, southbound bw parkway. from 197 out of laurel coming out of greenbelt, accident activity there. , use that as the workaround. kenilworth avenue northbound, the stalled car was at benning road. the crash at springfield, it looks like that has cleared. the accident activity out of the roadway. here is the springfield change. that is our traffic watch. back in the next 10 minutes, i will update this ride in germantown. autria: breaking new details about the days in the weeks before the las vegas massacre. larry: investigators revealing more about the gunman's plans as his girlfriend says she had no idea this would happen. autria: ryan hughes has the latest. ryan: so many questions remain, but police say the gunman may have had
sources tell abc news that the gunman and recently checked into several hotels. he also reportedly visited other music festivals in the las vegas area earlier this year. but most concerning, authorities believe you clan to survive the night at the mandalay bay. police say he planned to escape and they are not sure if he really acted alone. the a the i his girlfriend, marilou danley, still considered in person of interest. she had no knowledge about his plans or his purchase of so many guns. autria: tonight, a vigil will be held for the west virginia woman killed in the mass shooting. she was at the concert with her husband of 32 years when the gunfire rang out. she was 50 years old. larry: a doctor who responded to the pulse nightclub shooting understands what the doctors in las vegas were facing.
at that time, it was the deadliest mass shooting in modern u.s. history. >> in a moment like this, it is all hands on deck, with every organization possible that could be responsible for taking care of these patients. larry: since then, dr. smith and his peers have conducted training sessions in cities across the country, including las vegas. he says that training can save lives. autria: breaking news in the virginia governor's race. a new poll just released shows democrat ralph northam leading republican at gillespie. according to the washington post amonghe leads with 53% voters. this race is still anyone's game. said they could change their minds before heading into the polls on election day. larry: after the crisis in the caribbean, the white house is sending congress to $29 billion request
hurricane victims in puerto rico and other areas, as well as going to the federal program that provides flood insurance to homes and small businesses. autria: we are live at the mega march in hyattsville and alexandria collecting supplies for the people of puerto rico. john gonzalez is live in prince george's county and we will be checking in with him in 15 minutes for what kind of supplies they need. for dreamers.ine thousands of immigrants rushing to renew immigration status as part of the daca program. suzanne kennedy is live on the hill. for many of them, this is the last line of defense before they are deported. suzanne: this is a very important day and a very important deadline. it is estimated there are about 50,000 eligible unauthorized immigrants who have not yet renewed their immigration status through the deferred action for childhood arrivals. that is the program the president did away
effectively, about a month ago. now it is up to congress to cobble together some sort of a replacement measure. what this means is there is a lot of protesting across the country with the president's announcing of the end of the program. the department of homeland security is in the process of what they are calling an orderly wind down. that means no new applications are being taken. today is the last day that eligible undocumented immigrants can apply to renew their daca status, allowing them to avoid deportation for up to an additional two years. renewal applications can be completed at the u.s. immigration and citizenship website. if a permanent law is not passed by congress, their future remains uncertain. reporting live, suzanne kennedy. autria: thank you. new this morning, a new report is shutting on your college loans. -- is shedding new light
on your college loans. students who attended for-profit colleges were twice as likely to default on their loans. this looked at students who began undergraduate education in 2003 and defaulted on at least next 12 years. it found 52% of students who attended private schools defaulted on loans, compared to fourf those who attended a -your public institution. larry: an arrest years in the making. what police had such an online -- hard time tracking down the guy who made the online threats. your car putting you in danger? the increasingly popular technology lea
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in the next hour, we should be around 60 degrees. we should turn it over to sunshine for the afternoon hours. 78 at lunchtime. we are tracking this cold front that is way off to the north and west. you can see of producing rain through illinois, indiana, and ohio. that is going to meander around the area. your travel plans up to pennsylvania and down to north carolina right now looking like it will probably slow you down a bit. we will have more on what could be tropical storm nate coming up. julie: it looks like we have more trouble to report in germantown. heads up traveling along clopper road in the area of warring station. this puts it over in the area of cinnamon woods to the apartment complex, but south of the 7-eleven. we do have a portion of
blocked off. we have reports that one vehicle to be overturned on its side. you can definitely see the police are out here blocking er roadction of clopp maryland 117. over on the bw parkway, one stretch going to cost you 30 minutes of travel time. one lane is getting by the good luck overpass. 95 at the springfield interchange for the exit to the beltway, the stripes safety zones, delays north in newington. that is our traffic watch. i'm back in the next 10 minutes with delays in germantown. autria: thank you. breaking news, green berets killed in an ambush. the details just coming in.
patrol near the mali border. president trump was notified of the attack. troops were in that region to help nigerian forces fight extremists. accusedn alexandria man of threatening to murder black students is expected in court. john russ was arrested yesterday for online threats he made two years ago. he went to a panera restaurant in alexandria, he used the wi-fi at that location to post threats , allegedly writing, "after all, it is not murder if they are black." >> i was a freshman, it was my first year here. people left campus, i left campus. we were definitely afraid. larry: he is a registered sex offender who was not even allowed to use the internet. of2012, he was convicted sexual battery. if convicted in the howar
university case, he faces five years in prison. autria: stunning new numbers from aaa. distracted driving reaching incredible levels. ryan hughes is breaking down those numbers. ryan: aaa revealing disturbing new levels of distraction found in some of the newest cars on the market. we are talking about voice-based or touchscreen technology for calling, texting, changing the radio station, and navigating. drivers are taking their eyes off the road and hands off the wheel for possibly dangerous periods of time. rogue ramming navigation is the most distracting, even -- programming navigation is the most distracting, even more than texting. nearly 40% of drivers here confess to being distracted, putting themselves and others at risk. removing your eyes from the road for just two seconds double to risk for a crash. larry: wow.
a scientist delivering strong testimony in the murder of two malaysian women accused of assassinating the brother of kim jong-un. prosecutors say the women rubbed poison on his face in the middle of an airport and he died just minutes later. autria: a bizarre investigation from the associated press. if you recently bought seafood for dinner, you may have subsidized the north korean government as it builds north korean -- nuclear weapons. we are talking about salmon sold that aldi and walmart. laborkorea is outsourcing to china. that fish ends up in american homes. larry: organizers of the annapolis boat show our trying to help hurricane victims. the power boat show will kick off next thursday.
they are challenging maritime businesses and boaters to match or exceed that amount. $150,000 into raise all. everyone trying to do their part. autria: another warm day to day before we actually start feeling like fall again. veronica: feeling like fall and getting into a wet pattern. part of our wet pattern may be getting a little bit of moisture from what could be nate soon. it could be a tropical storm soon. we are looking at the tropics once again. there is some possible development around nicaragua. the temperatures are in the 80's in the gulf of mexico and just off the coast of florida. that allows the storms to form very quickly. early saturday, you are looking at it coming right off the coast and making a beeline for the gulf of mexico as possibly a category one hurricane, that would put it possibly somewhere a sure between new orleans, louisiana, and
way by tuesday. 2-4 inches of rain locally in this high-impact area. a big storm surge with winds over 75 miles per hour. locally, the bus stop forecast, 50-60 degrees. sunshine through the day today. another warm one for us. we have three more of these warm days before we start getting the rain. we look at our deficit for september. getting closer to three inches. so, we need that rain. there is your columbus day. 78, your temperature on monday. the follow-up into the upper 60's toward the end of next week. more on the hourly look coming up in 10 minutes. julie: we start off this time around in germantown. skytrak 7 happens to be about this crash. this is clopper road.
woods apartment. police are blocking the highway in each direction. back over to the mats, we want to show you this ride in virginia. , i'm not commute making this up, from dale city to the capital beltway. look for that to be over an hour and a half commute northbound along i-95 trying to leave dale city to the capital. the accident in germantown, one lane tied up on 117. a seven-mile stretch of laurel to the good luck overpass, that is a 21-minute commute, traffic getting by to the left to the scene of this crash. i am back in 10 minutes and i will let you know how slow the right is on 66. larry: abc 7 is on your side as we work to help people recover in puerto rico. autria:
was decimated by hurricane maria and there is a push here at home to get people supplies they desperately need. john gonzalez is live in hyattsville. john: good morning. we are hoping to be very busy this morning at this megamart in hyattsville and that the megamart where eileen whelan is. some of the items we are looking for. diapers, bottled water, canned goods. you can find the entire list on our website. wjla.com. walk over here with me. you have the hispanic national law enforcement association. we are proudly partnering with them. owner said he will donate 14 full pallets of food that will be shipped to the island. let's captain -- talk to captain joel perez. once the donations are done, where do we go from there? >>
emergency management and the national guard. we are going to loaded up and some trucks. we have some volunteers that have given up -- us some trucks. we are working on getting this applies to puerto rico. john: you are working on getting more officers to the island. >> yes, i am. the prince george encounters -- prince george's county police department is working with emergency management to get officers to go to puerto rico to help you read other agencies have already deployed officers. they are going out for six weeks. we could send some prince george's with the next group. john: this is close to the heart with captain perez. he is puerto rican. collect as many donations as possible. 3.4 million residents in puerto rico. half the island still without drinking water. many still without power. half the roads
still impassable. there is a lot of work to be done and a lot needed. reporting live, john gonzalez. autria: this morning, a passenger speaking out. >> i will walk off. don't touch me! don't touch me! autria: hear her side of the story after she was caught on camera being dragged off a flight at bwi. here's what we are working on tonight on abc 7 news at 5:00. >> coming up at 5:00, do you know what a grand family is? it is a fast-growing phenomenon in the united states that is shrinking bank accounts and dashing retirement dreams and it is coinciding with an american epidemic.
which is nice because i've got better things to do.s as mine, andre, i need a longer straw! introducing mcdonald's buttermilk crispy tenders. juicy, and made with 100% white meat. >> you are watching "good morning washington," on your side. autria: one woman who says that she was forced off a southwest plane because of a dog allergy is speaking out. stephanie ramos has the details in the "gma" first look. >> the woman in this now viral video speaking out about being violently dragged from a southwest flight
two months pregnant and was flying to los angeles to reach her elderly father who was about to have surgery. >> when aborted the plan, the first thing i asked was how many dogs are going to be on this plane? >> southwest allows for passengers to choose their own seats at boarding and she says she found a seat far enough away from the animals because she is allergic. and that is when she says the maryland transportation police came on to escort her off the plane. she says she was subjected to racist and disparaging treatment by officers. says thatairlines were following their policy and we will have more coming up at 7:00 a.m. i'm stephanie ramos. abc news, washington.
>> now, "good morning washington," on your side. larry: right now, one help -- helpful puerto rico -- right now , help for puerto rico at the megamart. if you can help, please stop by and make a donation in hyattsville. i'm larry smith. autria: i'm autria godfrey. first, let's get a check of your forecast on this thursday morning with veronica johnson. veronica: we are adding just a little bit of a twist to your forecast. the last couple days, we have had warm weather and sunshine. today, we are going to have clouds. degreesgetting 70
it is going to be a morning that really does not feel like an early fall day for us. short sleeves, you want to have those on today. dress like it is mid-august across the area. you have mid 80's through culpeper, fredericksburg, down toward stafford, around orange. all of those areas south and west of the area. that is all thanks to this area of high pressure still hanging on. for sunday, wednesday time period, here comes the rain. there are set hourly look for oktoberfest in vienna. we will have a look at the rain in a few. julie: major tieups in virginia. coming out of dale city, 17-mile stretch going to cost you an hour and 10 minutes of travel time. expect the hour and a half commute on 95. heavy volume on route 1 out of woodbridge, the bailout. trouble on the 14th street bridge.
big tieups leaving the pentagon northbound on 395. a crash south of the beltway at the good luck road overpass. that is going to cost you 21 minutes of travel time. use 50 as the workaround. larry? larry: breaking overnight, jaw-dropping video. a massive brush fire in california engulfing a hillside. that started when a car crashed and burst into flames. the car had a mattress stuck underneath it. it is not clear if anyone was hurt, but the fire is now out. autria: another high-stakes day on capitol hill. congress grilling the former head of equifax. former ceo richard smith expected back on capitol hill to testify about the massive data breach. lawmakers hammered him with tough questions yesterday. smith accepted responsibility for the hack that exposed 145 million
information. --ajor question, sensitive senators want to know why stocks were sold days after the company learned about the breach. >> the general counsel had no indication of a security breach at that time. >> i'm going to tell you something and this is just a fact and it may have been done with the best of intentions and no intent for insider trading, but this really stinks. i mean, it really smells really bad. some more tough questions expected today. larry: thanks for that. during questioning, it was a woman sitting behind smith getting all the attention. you can see the color right there. she is dressed up as the monopoly man sitting right behind richard smith. according to her twitter profile, she is the campaign
advocacy organization. panthers quarterback cam newton catching a lot of heat. here is what he said to a reporter yesterday. funchessfun chest -- seemed to really embrace the physicality of his routes and getting those extra yards. >> it is funny to hear a female talk about routes. it is funny. that is newton responding to the "charlotte observer reporter. the nfl released a statement calling the comments plain wrong. she tweeted last night, "i don't think it is funny to be a female and talk about routes." autria: also talking about making babies and cooking in the kitchen. [laughter] autria:
son vaccinated. she was jailed for contempt of court. she cited her religious beliefs. she and her ex-husband share joint custody of the child and he wants her son vaccinated. >> i'm going to stop you because the truth matters to me. i understand you love your children, but what i don't think you understand is that your son has two parents and dad gets a say. you have toichigan, opt out of some vaccinations, but both parents have to agree to it. larry: our supply drive going strong. we are helping the people of puerto rico. we are checking in with john gonzalez. kidd o'shea is here. 7,d: back tonight on abc "scandal." i'm chatting with stars about what the fans can expect in the final season. veronica: these higher than average temperatures
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veronica: all right. we are only about 30 minutes away from sunrise. 7:08 officially this morning. the door uppert 50's to around 60 degrees. we are seeing milder conditions around the area today. there is your noon hour. , 2:00-4:00.degrees 81 and 6:00. it is going to be turning partly sunny today. we will pick up some clouds
86 degrees, your high temperature on saturday. then it is rain for sunday. the army is looking for , rain in the afternoon, dry in the morning. julie: on the roads, very busy commute. a crash on the 14th street bridge with only the right side getting by. 40-minute ride northbound off 395. our commute on 95, dale city to the beltway, i don't think much is going to change. look for a lot of bailout traffic. better news on the bw parkway. average speed at 26 miles per hour. 18-minute commute coming in from 32. still busy clearing the crash in germantown at clopper road. 270 inbound on montrose
, heavy, slow, and steady in from gaithersburg. joe,u grabbed a cup of eastbound 66 in manassas, i will have an update. panic on the las vegas strip. new details from police. what else they said the gunmen was planning after that deadly shooting spree. time is running out for undocumented immigrants in the united states.
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>> you are watching "good morning washington," on your side. larry: new details about the days and weeks before the las vegas massacre. autria: investigators revealing more about the gunman's plans. ryan hughes. ryan: new information coming in this morning. the gunman stephen paddock may have had other targets in mind. sources say he had recently checked into several hotels and he reportedly visited other festivals
earlier this year, but most concerning, authorities now believe he planned to survive the night at the mandalay bay. police say he planned to escape and that despite few leads, they are not sure he really acted alone. the fbi is now questioning his girlfriend, marilou danley, considered a person of interest. in a statement, she said she had no knowledge of his plans or his purchase of so many guns. she also told investigators that when he center to the philippines and wired her money, she was worried he was breaking up with her, not planning a mass murderer. the west vigil for virginia woman killed in the mass shooting will be held. she was at the concert with her husband of 32 years when the gunshots rang out. tonight's vigil will be held at hedgesville high school. larry: stay with abc 7 as we
after the las vegas shooting. go to wjla.com to donate money for the victims. autria: today, a deadline for dreamers. thousands rush to renew their daca program status. for many of them, this is the last line of defense before they are deported. suzanne: it absolutely is. there are 50,000 eligible unauthorized immigrants who have failed to renew their immigration status. the program effectively did away with the program and month ago and it is up to congress to cobble together some sort of a replacement measure. all of this has spurred protests across the country with the announcement of the ending of the program. the department of homeland security is in the process of an orderly wind
the last day that eligible undocumented immigrants can apply to renew their status allowing them to avoid deportation for up to two more years. renewal applications can be completed at the u.s. immigration services website. if a permanent law is not passed by congress, their future appears uncertain. reporting live on capitol hill, suzanne kennedy, "good morning washington." larry: an alexandria man accused of threatening to murder black students has a preliminary and attention hearing. -- detention hearing. court documents indicate he used a wi-fi at a panera restaurant to pose those -- post those threats. if convicted, he faces up to five years in prison. autria: happening right now, a d.c. charter school devastated after a student died playing soccer. the executive director of the d.c. international school
the 10th grader had trouble breathing while playing in a game in southeast yesterday. the boy's coach called 911 and the teenager was taken to the hospital where he suffered cardiac arrest. counselors will be at the school today. larry: not guilty, the verdict in the retrial of a man accused of killing a caterer at a fairfax county wedding. he was found not guilty. cell phone video shows chaotic moments before the stabbing last year at a park in chantilly. he claims he stabbed the man in self-defense. not to the crisis in the caribbean, the white house sending congress a $29 billion request for disaster aid. the money will go to helping hurricane victims in puerto rico and other areas, and to the federal program to provide flood insurance to homes and small businesses. work is on your side as we to help those people recover in puerto rico. autria: the island was decimated in puerto rico. john gonzalez is live in hy
help. john: autria, good morning. we are hoping for a very busy morning in hyattsville and also in alexandria. puerto ricans have always said in spanish, describing their island, "the island of charm." they are proudly waving their puerto rican flag this morning in front of the megamart. many of these officers are puerto rican comest so this hits close to home for them. we are accepting donations here until 6:00 tonight, everything from diapers to flashlights come of batteries -- you can see the entire list on wjla.com. come over here, vanessa. my photographer and i are going to walk you over to the tractor-trailer. that entire trailer is packed with food. 24 pallets of food. we are going to try to get it to you before we have to wrapup. this box truck, a distributor partnering with megamart, 10 pallets of
going to puerto rico. 3.4 million residents on the island. about 50% of the island still does not have drinking water. many still do not have power. only about 15% of cell phone towers are working on the island. 16 people dead. come on out to hyattsville or alexandria and drop off goods. autria: thank you, johnny. six :00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., you can donate. larry: it is a great day to get outside and help with that. veronica: that, it will be. we are going to get wet starting on sunday. part of the moisture we get maybe from this system. the system is expected very quickly to increase in intensity. then a category one hurricane potentially looking more and more likely that it will be just on the cusp of a category 1 with winds
hour. orleans to from new mobile. they could get to heaven four inches. -- two-four inches. showers from pennsylvania down through much of the carolinas. the wet weather. this morning, the sun glare coming your way later this morning. will want to get out and enjoy things. 80 degrees for a high temperature on tuesday. any time on tuesday, the rain could fall. on sunday, it is mainly during the afternoon and evening hours. julie: on the roads right now, we are looking at this slow ride on 395. a crash on the 14th street bridge. two right lanes now getting by, but the damage is ne
traveling in virginia, the inner loop coming to a standstill almost, a 17-minute ride in springfield to 66. in germantown, it was clopper road over at warren station for the crash. that is our traffic watch. i'm back in the next 10 minutes to let you know if it is go or slow inner loop at the wilson bridge. larry: ok, "good morning washington" is getting you into one of the scariest halloween haunts in town. two tickets to a reluctant house in leesburg. caller number 7 is getting inside the manor on us to experience 32 rooms of fright. kidd: i can barely stand one room. autria: get ready. we are taking you out there. we are going to shocktober. larry: thought you knew. autria:
all 32 rooms. [laughter] autria: there is nothing like some october baseball and nats fans are getting ready. >> trick-or-treat! autria: a halted pep rally was held at nats park. fans saying it is never too soon for some scary fun. the nats take on the world series champs tomorrow. larry: don't forget, "good morning washington" is live at nats park ahead of the game. allill have the team morning long. the latest announced news as we get ready for some october baseball starting tomorrow. kidd: love some october baseball. the final season of "scandal" kicks off on abc 7 and i'm getting the scoop from two of our favorite characters. >> when we come back this season , she is in her 100th day of being president.
staff and running her father's former spy organization. quinnd then, katie is perkins, running quinn perkins and associates. it is him is like a new game, a changing of the guard. >> all-new chess pieces. we are still doing new stuff. >> sets are being redecorated and things are being established. where does her liquor sit in the new white house oval office? kidd: i love it. >> she does not have to hide the hooch in her closet anymore. kidd: that is a whole thing. >> i imagine our characters will get into all sorts of new things. kidd: they both also talked about how this is for the first time they will be ending on a show that had run for so long and say goodbye to it and they don't quite know how they will wake up once it is all done. larry: they have all become such great friends.
they vacationed together, they are a big family. kidd: if you go to my twitter page right now, abc grit that they may be keeping from both of us. wait until you see what happened in the interview with a whispered to each other. they would not tell me. they could not tell me what they were talking about, but it seems like a big scandal. express --ur 62nd 62nd express. >> we stand together to carry your pain. larry: new video from the chaos in las vegas. >> get in the truck, get in the truck. larry: police say stephen paddock may have had other targets in mind. his girlfriend still considered a person of interest. >> this is a very important day and a very important deadline. today is the last date that eligible undocumented immigrants can apply to renew their daca status. inn: for all of the victims puerto rico, we are collecting donations at this megamart
the megamart in alexandria. maint me address the headline of this story that you call the president a more on. >> i'm not going to deal with petty stuff like that. >> it is funny to hear females talk about routes. larry: cam newton catching a lot of heat. the reporter tweeting come "i don't think it is funny to be a female and talk about routes, i think it is my job." kidd: did he not know he was on camera? larry: he doesn't think. [laughter] kidd: clearly. larry: that doesn't for us on "good morning washington" on abc 7. autria: we are heading over to news channel 8 for three more hours. kidd: one notch up on your dial. autria: in 1984! kidd o'shea, everybody!
good morning, america. breaking overnight, search for an accomplice. did the las vegas killer act alone? >> you got to make the assumption he had to have some help at some point. >> his girlfriend grilled by the fbi for hours. what she told them and the new video emerging of those terrifying moments. showing concertgoers escaping and the hero security guard who found the shooter in that hotel but stayed on the scene. what he's saying this morning. new threat in the caribbean. the tropical system growing. forecast to become hurricane nate that could close in on florida and the gulf coast. out of bounds, cam newton under fire for mocking a woman report